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Our Mission

The CTL's mission is to encourage, support, and promote excellent and innovative pedagogy that helps students develop as independent, creative learners; help faculty and staff develop and reflect on their own distinctive practice; and stimulate and support honest exchange about teaching and learning within the context of our distinctive pedagogy.


  • Provide forums for discussion of exciting student-active pedagogies and student learning
  • Along with the Center for Academic Support and Advising, develop and run programs for new faculty
  • Enhance collegial exchange of information and ideas about teaching and learning across faculty, staff, and students
  • Promote cross-school discussions about teaching and learning
  • Provide support (information, personal, and financial) to improve classroom teaching
  • Promote reflective teaching practice
  • Support the scholarship of teaching and learning



Contact Us

Laura Wenk, Director
Center for Teaching and Learning CSC 104
Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002

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